Current Season

Prometheus Symphony Orchestra
2021-2022 Concert Series
Celebrating 57 Years of Music Making

See “Previous Concerts” for 2013-2019 Concert Information

We are happy to offer free, Sunday afternoon concerts to further Prometheus’ primary mission of bringing classical music to members of our community, including those who may not otherwise be able to attend a live symphony concert. Families with children are always welcome and the facility is wheelchair accessible. There is no admission fee for our concerts but donations are gratefully accepted. 

CONCERTS ARE SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT 3:00 PM  at :
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland ·
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2021-2022  Season

 

To assure everyone’s safety and comply with current coronavirus protocols, all Audience members must show proof of full vaccination against COVID 19, with a photo ID, to be admitted to our concerts. Every Audience member must wear a mask while inside the church building. Please arrive early so ushers have time to check everyone in. We appreciate your cooperation and assistance that enables us to once again play for you. Be assured that all Orchestra Members are fully vaccinated and do wear masks while playing, when feasible.

  

First Concert: Saturday, October 2, 2021 
View the live stream of the Haydn and Berlioz HERE
Franz Joseph Haydn  •  Symphony No. 99 in Eb Major 
Hector Berlioz   •  Overture des “Les Francs-juges”
Sergei Prokofiev  •  Summer Night Suite, Op. 123

Second Concert: Sunday, November 21, 2021 
Georg Philipp Telemann   •  Concerto for Three Trumpets, Two Oboes, and Timpani – video link
Edward Elgar   •  In the South –  video link
Richard Strauss  •  Four Songs, Op. 27 – video link
        Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai, Soprano

Third Concert: Sunday, January 30, 2022  
Claude Debussy  •  La Mer
Johannes Brahms  • Double Concerto for Violin & Cello
      Valery and Starla Breshears (violin and cello)
      Co-Winners Khuner Young Artist Concerto Competition

Fourth Concert: Sunday, March 27, 2022 –  
Carl Nielsen  •  Symphony No. 5
Lili Boulanger  • D’un matin de printemps
      Women Composer Series
Boris Papandopulo  •  Concerto for Xylophone and String Orchestra 

     Francis Chua, xylophone 
     Winner Khuner Young Artist Concerto Competition

 Fifth Concert: Sunday, May 22, 2022  –  Concert Flyer (PDF Download)
Ludwig van Beethoven  •  Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major “Eroica”
Richard Strauss  •  Salome – Dance of the Seven Veils
•  Tickets are REQUIRED to attend this concert.  Find them HERE
•  Proof of vaccination and boosting must be shown to enter
•  Masks are required while in the sanctuary

You can view our Lecture Series during our 2020-21 shutdown  HERE

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